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Student teachers

A unique opportunity to teach Maths (including maths related subjects) or English in secondary schools in South Africa and Tanzania for up to 6 weeks or maths (including maths related subjects) or English via summer school lessons for a period of 4 weeks from 21 July 2012.

Eligibility requirements are:
  • A student registered and undertaking a course of study at Warwick or on the TeachFirst programme, be able to teach maths or English to the UK equivalent of years 8 – 13
  • Previously studied maths, physics, chemistry or another subject where maths is an essential component of your undergraduate degree or postgraduate course or able to demonstrate sound knowledge of no lower than A level standard maths; OR
  • Previously studied English or modern languages where language skills are an essential component of your undergraduate or postgraduate course and experience of teaching English as an additional language.
  • And, you relish a challenge and be able to demonstrate previous experience of team-working and volunteer work.
    Posts are unpaid, but essential expenses are funded or refunded and there will be daily subsistence funding to cover essential food costs.
      Warwick in Africa is wholly funded by philanthropic donations; there is an expectation that each student will raise a minimum of £500.00 for towards the further development of the programme. We will support participants as active fundraisers by providing a pack with fundraising ideas and tools.
        Formal recruitment will take place at the University on Saturday 4 February 2012 with two further training sessions on Saturday 18 February 2012 and 23 June 2012 should you be successful in your application.
          The closing date for applications is noon Friday 13 January 2012.

          Please click here for the job description and online application form.